Jan 21, 2022  
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7352 - Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for Families and Groups Across the Lifespan

This course presents theoretical concepts and empirical evidence related to family and group interventions with selected patient populations across the lifespan. Focus will be on evidence-based practices for family and group interventions. Major theoretical models of family therapy are analyzed with emphasis on systems theory and contextual issues. Models of group therapy are examined, with emphasis on group leadership styles, group roles, and therapeutic techniques appropriate to the purpose and composition of therapeutic groups. Influence of individual client factors and group characteristics on group process and function are examined throught the course. Community aspects, including the client’s sociocultural, ethnic, and economic backgrounds are integrated throughout the course.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: NURS7250 and NURS7348

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Co-Requisites: NURS7354

Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP

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